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Dec 27, 2012 5:30pm PST
officer for russia at the national intelligence council. her upcoming book is titled "mr. putin: operative in the kremlin." welcome to you both. fiona hill, is this even about adopted children at all or is this about a more confrontational stance towards the united states? >> well, it i now about adopted children which, of course, the story makes very clear. but it's come out of really campaign politics on both sides of the united states and in russia. mr. putin first actually survived a bruising campaign to become president again in spite of the fact that everybody saw him as a shoe-in and as part of that campaign he did ratchet up anti-american sentiment. he blamed protests that took place around the elections for the russian parliament and around the presidential elections, many thousands of people out in the streets in moscow and elsewhere, he blamed those on the u.s. support. he's taken punitive action against u.s. n.g.o.s. he's declared many non-governmental organizations in russia that received foreign funding, especially funding to the united states to be foreign agents, people now
PBS
Dec 25, 2012 11:00pm PST
into your soul as it were. with dickens you have to hang to mrs. gamp if you're going to play her, as i have done. it's a very exhilarating experience but you need to be in very good shape to do it. >> charlie: robert, you have written that dickens is still becoming dickens. what did you mean? >> well i mean is that the shape of dickens in our minds, the way we understand dickens is always changing. i said earlier that sometimes he used a page like a distorting mirror. but he's also like a distorting mirror that we hold off to our own concerns. so at the moment, for instance, riots in london, we think about bankers, little doris. we think about riches being bestowed on people who don't deserve them. that of course is great ex-peck tastes. where have we looked for contemporary parallels and echos? we find them in dickens. >> charlie: you quote in the epi gram of "becoming dickens" there's a line from oscar wild which says one's real life is so often the life that one does not lead. why did you choose that? >> because dickens realized early on that he was going to have to choose some part in l
PBS
Dec 24, 2012 9:00pm PST
. but -- >> but i loved the scene that you have with her and -- >> and thaddeus -- >> thaddeus stevens, the republican radical congressman from -- >> pennsylvania. >> pennsylvania played by tommy lee jones. here it is. >> mrs. lincoln. >> madame president, if you please. oh, don't convene another subcommittee to investigate me. sir! i'm teasing. smile senator wade. senator wade in lincoln: i believe i am smiling mrs. lincoln. >> as long as your household accounts are in order madam we'll have no need to investigate them. >> you have always taken such a lively even prosecutorial interest in my household accounts. >> your household accounts have always been so interesting. >> yes, thank you, it's true. the miracles i have wrought out of fertilizer bills and cutlery invoices, but i had to. >> such character. >> yeah. >> i mean, shines through. >> she was a brilliant, brilliant woman. and she hated the radicals' guts because they tried to actually indict her. lincoln stepped in and stopped them from doing it, but -- >> because? >> well, he didn't want a scandal -- >> but why did they want
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